Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola expressed his respect and wariness at the same time for championship rival Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta.
The two teams are competing to win the English Premier League (EPL) this season. Arsenal are number 1, Manchester City are number 2. And the two teams will clash in the round of 32 of the FA Cup on the morning of the 28th (Korean time). The venue is the Etihad Stadium, home of Man City. This match can be called a prelude to winning the league. 안전놀이터
Ahead of this game, Guardiola expressed his feelings for Arteta.
He said, ‘Once you reach the top of the league, other people will try to put you down for whatever reason. Many are doing it now. I am quite aware of this situation,” defending manager Arteta, who has recently been criticized for unnecessary behavior on the touchline.
“From my point of view, Arteta is a good leader. I have a lot of respect for him Even if we fight on the touchline, I will not change my respect for Artena, ‘he expressed his respect.
But respect and competition are two different things.
“In this situation, Arteta wants to beat me, and I want to beat Arteta. I know very well how the two of us are now. We are not good friends right now,” Guardiola said.